Keith David vs Morgan Freeman

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$313.2 Million
Net worth 2018
$200 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Harlem, New York, U.S
Residence
Memphis
United States
Country
United States
04/06/1956
BirthDay
01/06/1937
1.88 m
Height
1.88 m
Manhattan's School of Performing Arts, Juilliard School's Drama Division
Education
Los Angeles City College - New York University,
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TIMELINE
2013

He has voiced for two video games–‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ as Sergeant Foley, and ‘Saints Row IV’, a comedy -action- 2013-video game as himself and the character Julius Little

2007

In 2007, ‘The War’, a seven episode mini-series produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, he was the narrator

2005

In the award-winning 2005 documentary, ‘Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson’, by filmmaker Ken Burns, he was the narrator

2004

He was the narrator in many documentaries since 2004, including the BBC’s ‘World War II: Behind Closed Doors’, PBS’s ‘Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land’ and History Channel’s ‘Crusades: Crescent & the Cross’

2003

Since 2003, he has been associated with rapper Ice Cube

2002

Between 2002 and 2010, he acted in comedy films including ‘Barbershop’, ‘Agent Cody Banks’, ‘Delta Farce’, ‘First Sunday’, ‘Mr

2000

The futuristic thriller, ‘The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black’, released in 2000 had Van Diesel in the lead, while David played a Muslim Imam, Abu 'Imam' al-Walid

1998

He was part of two films of different genres in 1998

1997

In 1997, the actor lent his voice to Okkoto-nushi, a boar god in ‘Princess Mononoke’, and was also part of another Japanese project, ‘3×3 Eyes’

1992

In 1992, he appeared in the musical ‘Jelly's Last Jam’ which chronicled the life and career of Jelly Roll Morton who popularized Jazz

1990

In the 1990s, he lent his voice to two major television animated series

1988

In 1988, Keith David acted with Roddy Piper and Meg Foster in John Carpenter’s science fiction film, ‘They Live’, and was involved in one of the best fight scenes ever

1982

He got his break in 1982 with ‘The Thing’, a cult science-fiction-horror super hit film directed by John Carpenter

1980

In the 1980s, he appeared in two episodes of children's television series, ‘Mister Rogers' Neighborhood’, portraying Keith, the Southwood Carpenter in ‘Neighborhood of Make-Believe’, and Keith, the game coin collector in ‘Donkey Kong’

1975

He studied at Manhattan's School of Performing Arts and trained at the Juilliard School's Drama Division between 1975 and1979, and acquired a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from there

1956

Keith David was born on June 4, 1956 to Dolores, a manager at New York Telephone, and Lester Williams, a director of payroll operations

2009

In 2009, he portrayed South African president Nelson Mandela in the Clint Eastwood directed sports drama ‘Invictus’

2007

He reprised this role in the sequel ‘Evan Almighty’ in 2007

2004

He acted in the sports drama film ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in 2004 in which he played Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris, an elderly boxer

2003

He played God in the 2003 super-hit film ‘Bruce Almighty’ which also starred Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and Jennifer Aniston

1995

He portrayed the South African president Nelson Mandela in the film ‘Invictus’ which was based on the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup

1994

The most notable among these was ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ (1994) which was based on the Stephen King novella ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’

1990

The prolific actor appeared in several movies over the 1990s

1989

In 1989, he starred in the comedy drama ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ which had been adapted from a play of the same name

1987

He got his first big film break in 1987 when he was cast as the violent pimp Fast Black in the film ‘Street Smart’

1984

His second marriage was to Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984

1980

Initially he could find only small roles in films like ‘Brubaker’ (1980), ‘Eyewitness’ (1981), ‘Harry & Son’ (1984) and ‘Marie’ (1985)

1971

Starting from 1971 he began appearing regularly on the television program for children, ‘The Electric Company’ which was an educational program aimed at teaching children how to read

1968

This led to his Broadway debut in 1968 in an all-black version of ‘Hello Dolly!’ also starring Pearl Bailey

1967

He made his off-Broadway debut in 1967 in the play ‘The Nigger Lovers’ which also starred Viveca Lindfors

1960

During the mid 1960s he joined the Opera Ring musical theater group and acted with a touring company version of ‘The Royal Hunt of the Sun’

1959

He quit his military career in 1959 on realizing that this was not what he wanted to do